Young Writers Society

Home » Literary works » Poetry » General

E - Everyone

why hide

by Nicole136

why must we hide 

why must we pretend 

why do we always act like someone we're not 

why do we say who we like or dislike just to be popular


some do it to be accepted 

but is it not  better to be accepted for who you  really are 

be your self

be who you are 

be who you will be and be free

Note: You are not logged in, but you can still leave a comment or review. Before it shows up, a moderator will need to approve your comment (this is only a safeguard against spambots). Leave your email if you would like to be notified when your message is approved.

Is this a review?



User avatar
14 Reviews

Points: 227
Reviews: 14

Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:36 am
View Likes
WishIHadASword wrote a review...

Hello, I'm so very glad I found this poem! I'm going to give it a quick little review because I really think this is a magnificent piece of writing!

One thing I really like is how the first few lines start with WHY and the last few lines start with BE. I'm unaware if this was your intention, but at the beginning, it's like we're questioning. Everyone questions themselves at one time or another and this is about being who you are. So of course, the last lines are just telling us to BE. BE who you are, that's the message you sent to the readers. And that's what makes this so brilliant!

The message you chose to send was so inspiring, especially for people who struggle with being who they are. You're sort of telling them to relax, free yourself, and it doesn't matter if other people think of you differently, at least YOU'LL be happy. I think that's an amazing message that needs to be told more often!

To close, I just want to say that I can definitely feel the emotion in this poem, and it's straight and to the point, which makes it even more impactful. This is a beautiful poem and I'm so glad you wrote it. I'm even more glad I stumbled upon it and got to read it! Thank you so much for the amazing message!

Keep up the awesome work (:

User avatar
38 Reviews

Points: 811
Reviews: 38

Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:24 am
View Likes
NivedaJames22 wrote a review...


I have got no words to describe this poem! I love how it confronts the flaws in ourselves that we hate and hide, and cut ourselves into pieces, just to fit into what they like.

I don't know if this is intentional, but the fact that this is written in free verse just makes it more powerful for me. I feel like it's saying that there's no need to change yourself and squeeze into a pretty rhyme; stay true to yourself and if they don't like that, well, too bad.

I really loved this poem!

Can't wait to read more of your work.

Keep writing.

Why can't I put the entire Bee Movie in the quote generator? Would you prefer if I put in the Shrek script instead?
— CaptainJack